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‘Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club’ Calendar

The Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, Canada’s first women-only boxing club, presents a 2012 calendar in support of Shape Your Life. The calendar features 12 powerful images of Toronto’s toughest female boxers, including Richland Academy’s Grade 5/6 Teacher, Megan Cooney.

The calendars are being sold at $20 each with part of the proceeds going toward Shape Your Life, a recreational boxing program for female and trans survivors of violence.

Fundraiser for Haiti

In celebration of World Kindness Week, Richland Ambassadors hosted a ‘Fundraiser for Haiti’ event. As part of the Fundraiser, students took orders for Me to We Artisans jewellery, a line of original accessories handcrafted by artisans in Free The Children countries across the globe, as well as customized, ethically-produced Me to We Style t-shirts and scarves that express our commitment toward Free The Children initiatives.

With the generous support of our Richland Community, we raised $560 towards our $8,000 goal of Adopting-a-Village in Haiti. With the environmental impact of our Me to We Style order, we saved 3.96 lbs. of pesticide and 12 trees were planted on our behalf.

Richland Remembers

On November 11th, the Richland Community honoured fallen soldiers in a morning of Remembrance, hosted by Grade 5 and 6 students. It was an inspiring and touching presentation conveying messages of hope,...

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